Tom McCarthy is entering his fifth season as a play-by-play announcer for coverage of select Sunday afternoon NFL games after previously calling college basketball and football on Westwood One in 2008 and 2009.
Tom currently does basketball and football play-by-play for CBS Sports Network, and will join CBS Sports for select NFL broadcasts for a second season in 2015. He is also the television play-by-play voice for the Philadelphia Phillies. He spent the 2006-2007 seasons as a radio broadcaster with the New York Mets before joining the Phillies. McCarthy spent six seasons with the Trenton Thunder, the former double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, doing play-by-play on radio and television for CN8. He has also worked as the radio voice of the Saint Joseph’s University men’s basketball, Rutgers University football and Princeton University football and men’s basketball.
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Drew Brees tossed four touchdown pass and the New Orleans defense forced four turnovers as the Saints defeated the Atlanta Falcons 31-17 on Thanksgiving night. With the victory, the Saints moved back atop the standings in the NFC at 10-1 and ahead of the Rams on…Read More »
SEATTLE, WA – Russell Wilson found Ed Dickson for the go-ahead touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks rallied past the Green Bay Packers for a 27-24 victory on Thursday night. Wilson passed for 225 yards and two touchdowns on the night, while Aaron Rodgers had 332 yards and a pair of…Read More »
STATE COLLEGE, PA – It wasn’t pretty, but it was a victory for Penn State as the Nittany Lions topped the Wisconsin Badgers 22-10 on Saturday in Happy Valley. Tom McCarthy and Ross Tucker called the action on Westwood One Sports.Read More »
SANTA CLARA, CA – Frank Tarkenton. Jim Kelly. Nick Mullens? The third-string quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers joined those two Hall of Famers as the only quarterbacks in NFL history to debut with 250 or more yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions as the San Francisco 49ers defeated the…Read More »
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – A pair of timely turnovers and a solid if not spectacular offensive performance was all the New Orleans Saints needed to capture a 30-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night. The Saints recovered an Adam Thielen fumble late in the first half to stop a…Read More »
LOS ANGELES, CA – Third-seeded Michigan used a pair of second-half runs to build double-digit leads over ninth-seeded Florida State, but the Seminoles just would not go away. Finally, though, a pair of Duncan Robinson free throws put the Wolverines up four with 21 seconds to play, and John Beilein’s…Read More »
ATLANTA, GA – With the South Regional squarely up for grabs at the beginning of the night, the basketball at Philips Arena surely did not disappoint on Thursday night. In the night’s first game, the 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago Ramblers continued to roll on with a 69-68 win over 7th-seeded Nevada. Then,…Read More »
LOS ANGELES, CA – The year of the upset is a 50-50 proposition at the West Regional Semifinals as three and four seeds Michigan and Gonzaga held serve and reached the Sweet 16, but they won’t be greeted by the region’s top two seeds on Thursday night. Texas A&M took…Read More »